A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg
A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore coronavirus sequencing shows delta variant, first found in India, is major local strain

  • Singapore is one of the only places to sequence all its coronavirus cases, which has provided data on how the variant spreads more rapidly
  • On Tuesday, the city state only found four locally transmitted coronavirus infections, of which three were untraceable

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg
A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past a mandatory Covid-19 test site at a housing block in Singapore, amid a rise in new and unlinked infections. Photo: Bloomberg
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